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Edna Tamez prepares to receive her vaccine shot at the American Bank Center

TAMU-CC holds a Pfizer first dose vaccination clinic site with more on the way

Alexis Garcia, Reporter April 8, 2021

Nueces County and The University Health Center at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi held a first dose Pfizer coronavirus vaccination clinic site on campus, April 1. They will also be holding a...

The Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

The Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

Alexis Garcia, Reporter March 28, 2021

As of March 15 there have been three COVID-19 vaccines distributed for use in the United States which include the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. All the vaccines are here to serve...

Students respond to lifted mask mandate order

Students respond to lifted mask mandate order

Karina Garcia, Riptide Anchor March 7, 2021

As issued by Governor Greg Abbott, beginning March 10 Executive Order GA-34 will be going into full effect thus lifting the mask mandate and allowing all businesses and facilities in the state of Texas...

A lecture hall with a plexiglass screen is sanitized

TAMU-CC custodial staff speaks about coronavirus cleanliness

Gabriella Ruiz, Reporter February 26, 2021

Returning back to campus for the fall of 2020 was not like any other normal school year. Now with the spring semester for 2021 students, faculty and staff members are more aware of how things have transitioned,...

Annette Rodriguez speaking at the City Hall meeting.

Nueces County addresses COVID-19 city concerns

Karina Garcia, Riptide Anchor February 25, 2021

On Feb. 10, the Nueces County Public Health District held a briefing where they addressed questions regarding the vaccine drives and clinics, the active COVID-19 cases and trends in Corpus Christi as well...

Nursing students doing what they can to limit the spread of the coronavirus

Nursing students doing what they can to limit the spread of the coronavirus

Vashti Rosa, Reporter February 9, 2021

On Jan. 29, students in the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi College of Nursing and Health Sciences volunteered to distribute the first round of COVID-19 vaccines to the Coastal Bend Community.  Faculty...

The women's basketball team tests for the coronavirus three times a week.

Women’s basketball faces cancellations due to the coronavirus

Gabriella Ruiz, Reporter February 9, 2021

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Women’s Basketball team initially postponed their first two Southland Conference games due to a few of their student athletes testing positive for the coronavirus....

Spring Break 2021 has been cancelled

Spring Break 2021 has been cancelled

Karina Garcia, Riptide Anchor October 24, 2020

On Oct. 23. President Kelly Miller informed the Islander Community that the university has taken on the final decision to terminate Spring Break for the 2021 spring semester.  This means that classes...

Islander Athletics released this guide on March 31 to aid student athletes following closures.

Spring NCAA sports cancelled following COVID-19 pandemic, causing limited funding

April 23, 2020

On March 12, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the cancellation of the 2020 men's and women's basketball tournaments, including all remaining winter and spring scheduled sporting...

Online transition proves difficult for hands-on classes

Online transition proves difficult for hands-on classes

Karina Garcia, Riptide Anchor April 20, 2020

It’s been a few weeks since everyone at TAMU-CC has had the chance to fully participate in online learning. Many of these courses designed for an in-class setting cannot always meet or guarantee the...

With the flood of new information on social media, it can be difficult to filter through it all.

The infodemic of COVID-19 explained

Vashti Rosa, Reporter April 3, 2020

With the rise of COVID-19 as a global health crisis, the public is experiencing a surplus of information, informally known as an infodemic. With the rapid spread of COVID-19 and online misinformation...

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